Activation time (UTC): 2017-05-31 10:33:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-05-24 18:30:00
Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)
Monsoon rains caused severe flooding and mudslides in western and southern Sri Lanka. The death toll has climbed to more than 200 with 94 people still missing in the country’s worst torrential rains since 2003 that displaced nearly half a million people.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2017): Floods in Sabaragamuwa/West, Sri Lanka (2017-05-31). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/72a32520-6cef-4112-9dc6-ddea92b8cb29
CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Mapping Emergency Management Rapid Mapping Sri Lanka Copernicus EMS EMSR205 Copernicus Service Flood Emergency LKA
All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.
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